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A History of the Modern World
An Outline
Ranjan Chakrabarti
2012, xiv + 416pp, Pb
ISBN: 978-93-80607-50-4
Price: 295

The Book
A History of the Modern World: An Outline is an introductory text that provides a well-rounded historical account of the processes of the modern world, ranging from the French Revolution and Napoleon to the Cold War. The work assesses major moments and transitions in European and world history. One of the primary objectives of this book is to understand how revolutions, wars, dictatorships and empires have led to long-term experiments with nationalism, democracy, liberalism, human rights, socialism, sustainable development, and global peace.

The Author
Ranjan Chakrabarti is the Vice Chancellor of Vidyasagar University, West Bengal.